LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) -- Wynel Seldon rushed for 112 yards as
Wyoming beat Colorado State 24-0 on Saturday, the first time the
Cowboys shut out the Rams in the Border War rivalry since 1959.
The teams fought to a near-stalemate in the first half -- Aric
Goodman's 34-yard field goal in the second quarter was the only
score before halftime -- before Wyoming went up 17-0 with
back-to-back touchdowns in the third quarter.
Wyoming (4-4, 3-1 Mountain West Conference) made it 10-0 when
freshman Karsten Sween completed a 44-yard pass to a wide-open
Derrick Levy, who jogged in the last 10 yards for his first career
On the Cowboys' next possession, Sween found Michael Ford with a
26-yard touchdown pass on fourth down.
In the fourth quarter, Wyoming recovered a fumble by Rams
quarterback Caleb Hanie on Colorado State's 42-yard line. Three
plays later, Joseph Harris ran in from 25 yards out for the final
With about a minute left, Luke Chase intercepted Hanie on the
Rams' 28 to end the game.
The teams had the top defenses in the conference going into the
game. Wyoming held Colorado State (4-3, 1-2) to 217 yards passing
and 42 yards rushing; the Rams held the Cowboys to 152 yards
passing and 166 yards rushing.
The game remained scoreless through the first nine possessions
until Goodman's field goal midway through the second quarter.